Edward Wayne “Buddy” Gibson 83, of 321 E. Hawthorne Street, died, Friday April 6, 2018 at his residence.
Mr. Gibson was March 29, 1935 in Alleghany County the son of the late Marvin Gibson and Mary Gibson Meadows. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brother Mark Gibsonm and J.W. Meadows, four sisters Gaynelle Gibson Weese, Ruby Gibson Tawney, Cleva Gibson Sizemore, and Missy Gibson Grim, and a son Ben Grimes.
Buddy worked in warehousing in the Baxter Healthcare Industry. He was a member of Mallow Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed bingo, golf, scratch tickets, bowling, and what his family referred to as “his girlfriend” his computer.
Surviving are his wife of 30 years, Carlene Sharp Gibson, two daughters and sons in law Bonnie Gibson Glass and Husband, Eugene “Blue”; Carla Harrah and her Husband,Larry; a Son and Daughter-in-law, Marvin “Terry” Gibson and his Wife, Cathi; a Son, Brian Grimes, and his Fiance’, Staci Morehead; Daughter-in- law, Lori Grimes Camp; Grandchildren Lucas and Sarah Glass, Tina and Kevin Bevins, Chris and Britani Gibson, Edward Gibson, Erika Gibson, Erin and Jeremy Neely, Amber Grimes, Sean and Lindsay Streng, Sammy Brookman, and three grandchildren who were raised in his home, Jacob Grimes and Fiancé, Meagan Jefferson, Cheyleen Christ and her husband, Kevin, and Katelynn Grimes; twenty great grandchildren including raised in the home Mercadez Ambler, one great great grandchild, brothers and sisters in law Vance and Kathy Gibson, Marvin “Buzzy” Gibson and Shelby, brothers in law Gerald Sizemore and Joe Grim, and a number of nieces, nephews, and other family members including a special nephew Clinton Phillips.
The funeral service will be held Monday April 9, 2018 at 12:00PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Marshall officiating.
The family will receive their friends Sunday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Arritt Funeral Home.
Memorial donations in Buddy’s name may be made to the Mallow Presbyterian Church Music Fund, 2004 Mallow Rd, Covington, VA 24426 ; Alleghany County Humane Society, 9313 Rich Patch Rd., Covington, VA 24426 or a charity of your choice.